The air force loyal to Libya's strongman Khalifa Haftar said Saturday it took part in Egyptian air strikes on jihadist positions in the country after a deadly attack on Egypt's Copts. Egypt launched six air strikes on jihadist campsShow More Summary
The life of Salman Abedi, the bomber whose attack killed 22 people in Manchester this past week, was interwoven with the tortured recent past of Libya.
The world's 1.5 billion Muslims began observing the holy fasting month of Ramadan on Saturday, blighted by conflict and bloodshed in countries ranging from Afghanistan to Libya. Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam during which Muslims are supposed to devote themselves to praying, giving to charity and fasting from dawn to dusk. Show More Summary
More than 3,400 migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya on Friday, bringing to about 10,000 the total number rescued over four days, according to Libyan and Italian officials. At least 10 bodies were also found by the Italian coastguard, officials said. Show More Summary
Egypt retaliates with airstrikes on purported militant training bases in Libya.
By Ahmed Aboulenein CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian air force planes on Friday carried out strikes directed at camps in Libya which Cairo says have been training militants who killed dozens of Christians earlier in the day, Egyptian military sources said. Show More Summary
Egypt launched six air strikes on jihadist camps in Libya Friday after masked gunmen attacked a bus of Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital, killing at least 28 people. Assailants in three pick-up trucks attacked the bus as...Show More Summary
Hours after gunmen opened fire on a convoy of vehicles carrying Coptic Christian worshippers to a desert monastery in Egypt, killing 28, the Egyptian warplanes carried out six bombing strikes targeting camps near Derna in Libya where...Show More Summary
Air raids target camps near Derna where armed men responsible for deadly Minya attack are alleged to have trained.
Explosions and artillery fire shatter period of relative calm in the capital amid signs of a split in pro-Haftar forces.
At least 20 boats carrying thousands of migrants on their way to Italy were spotted on Friday off the coast of the western city of Sabratha, the Libyan navy said. "Large rescue and interception operations are under way" with the help...Show More Summary
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Nearly 80 migrants were rescued off Libya's coast after clinging to their sinking boat for two days, though the bodies of seven people who did not survive were also recovered, officials said.
How the US and UK helped bring jihadists like Salem Abedi to Libya and Syria The heinous suicide bombing by British-born Salman Abedi of an Arianna Grande concert in Manchester was not merely the work of an “evil loser,” as Donald Trump called it. Show More Summary
Around 2,300 migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya on Thursday and two others were found dead in operations carried out by NGO vessels, the Italian coastguard and commercial ships in the area. The rescue efforts came as the bodies...Show More Summary
Bomber linked to criminal gang in south of city, while his father in Libya says he cannot believe his son could have carried out the attack The Manchester Arena bomber, Salman Abedi, had close connections with criminal gangs as well as known and suspected terrorists in the city, it has emerged. Show More Summary
Spokesman for the anti-terror force in Libya says Salman Abedi telephoned his mother hours before the deadly bombing
Salman Abedi returned from Libya just days before attack that killed 22 people at Manchester Arena.
DON LEMON UNDERSTANDS THAT IN AMERICA IF YOU FIRST "CONTAINERIZE A SET OF ISSUES" AND THEN FORCE PEOPLE TO DEBATE ON HIS TERMS WITHIN THIS CONTAINER - YOU'LL GET COVERED IN BOTH 'THE NEWS MEDIA" AND THE "ENTERTAINMENT MEDIA" AND WILL...Show More Summary
Just last month, this memoir of the author's journey to post-Qaddafi Libya in search of his father won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography. Now it has received the £20,000 Rathbones Folio Prize - in the first year the honor has been open to both fiction and nonfiction.
Hashem Abedi, 20, was arrested with his father, Ramadan Wednesday in the Libyan capital of Tripoli.